One Dinner in Singapore
Alas, have only one evening there. Are staying at the Mandarin Oriental.
Should we just eat there or go afield?
It depends on how tired you are, or how willing are you to venture out of your hotel. Singapore has as many dining options as New York, but infinitely better in Chinese, Indian and other Asian cuisines.
If you do not want to leave the comfortable confines of your hotel, Cherry Garden at the Mandarin Oriental has always been one of my favourite Chinese restaurants in Singapore:
If you're interested to try Singapore chilli crabs, you can cross the road from your hotel to the Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, where No Signboard Restaurant offers a selection of seafood cooked local style: